Place of birth: Hastings
Test debut: June 14, 1997 v Fiji
Points: 60 (12T)
Height: 6' 2'
Weight: 15st 12lb
Randell played his 50th Test against France at the weekend and has led the All Blacks 21 times - behind only Wilson Whineray and Sean Fitzpatrick. He is New Zealand's youngest ever captain - first donning the skipper's armband at the age of 23.
The Otago Highlander backrower has had a chequered career as skipper, including losing five Tests in a row in 1998 and leading the All Blacks in their disappointing fourth-place finish at the 1999 World Cup. He was dumped after that tournament but fought his way back into the side with some superb performances at Super 12 level.
A regular try-scorer, Randell can play any position in the back row. He also has a double degree in law and commerce.
**Have you seen Randell play...Where and when - and should Wales be worried?
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